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Yaz Causing Acne
Experienced hairloss/thinning & cystic acne. Taking ocella (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) & spironolactone 25mg. Acne under control not thinning. Can i switch vitex for ocella (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol)?
NO: Ocella (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) is a birth control pill which helps acne. Vitex is of no value ; is sold with false claims to take advantage of people: it will do nothing for acne ; it will not prevent pregnancy. The usual dose of spironolactone for acne is 50- 100 mg, sometimes 200mg. You will see improvement after 3 menst periods. Hair loss might improve with larger dose of spironolactone. See a dermatologist for help w. ...Read more
Changed to yasmin from dianette which cleared up acne had to change to yasmin as periods irregular. Yasmin has caused acne. Any meds for acne breakout?
Typically does not : Obviosuly different people react to things in different ways. Most people will notice an improvement in acne on this particular birth control pill. It decreases the amount of circulating testosterone and binds up the testosterone receptor on your cells. The lower testosterone typically improves acne. ...Read more
Would Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) or Accutane be better to treat hormone related morderate-severe acne? Its mainly all pimples and black marks.
See your MD: Consider Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) trial for two months if your doctor approves. If you go on accutane, you must use some dependable method of birth control (pregnancy prevention) as Accutane may cause birth defects if you get pregnant...Please see your doctor for the best advice... ...Read more
Doryx (doxycycline): This is antibiotic, Doxycycline commonly prescribed for inflamed, infected acne. It does not prevent Acne with long term use. Why are you starting birth control pills? how long do you plan to be on the antibiotics? How old are you? I'm assuming you are female but you didn't even provide us with that information. All antibiotics can reduce the efficacy of birth control pills so use barrier as well. ...Read more
Is it possible that my generic ortho tri cyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate) birth control is causing my adult acne breakout?
Prescribed YAZ (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) for PCOS, acne, painful heavy periods which caused anaemia. Heard about terrible side effects like coma, blindness! Is Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) safe?
Relatively: safer than driving your car (or being pregnant) ...Read more
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Can i switch to diane 35 from Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) for andro genetic alopecia?
If GYN agrees.: That would ultimately be up to your doctor and/or gynecologist. If you have no contraindications it is worth a try. Diane 35 is helpful for the treatment of androgenetic alopecia in some individuals, less so in others; but the only way to find out if it will be helpful for you is to try it. ...Read more
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Will yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) 21 tablets cause freckles or blackening of skin?
Hard to say: Yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) is not specifically known to cause freckles or blackening of skin, but there is no way to tell, if in an individual woman it may do so. Neither is there a way to tell whether once the skin alterations have happened they will disappear after stopping Yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol). ...Read more
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